GoSL & MoHS launch Presidential Task- force on Mental Health

Government of Sierra Leone, together with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, has set up and formally launched a Presidential Taskforce on Mental Health on Tuesday, 16th May 2023 at Radisson Hotel, Freetown. Vice President, Dr. Juldeh Jalloh, explained in his keynote address the essence of soliciting high-level and multi-sectoral support in responding to mental health. conditions. He referenced the Minister of Health & Sanitation, Dr. Austin Demby’s Life Stages Approach in ensuring a compound approach that caters for the complete well-being of everyone. Presidential Advisor on Mental Health, Dr. Carol Labor, dilated on the physical and socio-economic impact of mental health and the urgency of care it requires. The event attracted delegates from Africa CDC, Nigeria, Namibia, Kenya, Zambia, Liberia, Burundi and Eswatini

Emmanuel Ogundeyi

Emmanuel Abiodun Ogundeyi Website Administrator Directorate of Health Security And Emergency - MoHS Communication Department